Daijiworld Media Network - Belthangady (DV)
Beltangady, May 6: In a tragic accident, a 22-year-old youth who ventured into a river to take bath, drowned. The incident took place in the Phalguni river in Padangady of Beltangady taluk here on Thursday, May 6.
The deceased is identified as Nishanth, son of Karyana Dugappa, of Padangady village.
Earlier on Thursday, Nishanth along with his friends had been to the river to take a swim. As Nishanth and his friends were swimming, one of his friends lost balance. In a bid to save him, Nishanth slipped due to strong currents and drowned in the water.
Though a few of his friends tried to save him and rushed him to the hospital, Nishanth could not be saved.